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Tallgrass Prairie Wildflowers 2ND Edition Field Guide To Tby Doug Ladd
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Tallgrass Prairie Wildflowers is the ultimate field guide to wildflowers, grasses, and weeds of the midwestern tallgrass prairie. Packed with vivid color photos and informative text, this completely revised and updated tenth-anniversary edition is an invaluable reference for all prairie enthusiasts seeking to quickly identify hundreds of tallgrass prairie plants.
This easy-to-use guide features:
" A tough, water-resistant cover and extra-durable binding, made to withstand the rigors of field use
" Detailed descriptions and photos of more than 300 plants, organized by color and family
" New sections on invasive weeds and tallgrass prairie environmental restoration efforts
" An introduction to the habitats and ecology of the tallgrass prairie
" A glossary of botanical terms
" A primer on plant characteristics and identification
Tallgrass Prairie Wildflowers is the ultimate field guide to wildflowers of the midwestern tallgrass prairie. This valuable reference enables all prairie enthusiasts to quickly and accurately identify hundreds of tallgrass prairie plants. Fully revised and updated to reflect new trends in conservation and plant identification, this remains the classic guidebook for prairie enthusiasts.
About the Author
Doug Ladd has spent more than twenty years working with midwestern prairies and their flora. He has an M.S. in botany from Southern Illinois University and is a research associate at the Morton Arboretum and the Missouri Botanical Garden. A resident of Webster Groves, Missouri, he is the author of North Woods Wildflowers.
Table of Contents
(1) Introduction (2) Blue and Purple Flowers (2) Pink Flowers (3) Red and Orange Flowers (4) Yellow Flowers (5) White Flowers (6) Green Flowers (7) Grasses, Sedges, and Rushes (8) Weeds (9) Glossary (10) Tallgrass Prairie Directory (11) Selected Further Reading (12) Index
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